A woman saw a hedgehog by the railway line on Stoke Newington Common in late October. It may have been disturbed by the clearance work done on the railway cutting. Fortunately Tree Musketeers and Stoke Newington Common Users Group have planted a lot of trees, shrubs and climbers along the railway line so that there is some refuge habitat.
Hackney Biodiversity Partnership are developing a wildlife reporting scheme with Greenspace Information for Greater London. In the meantime however, if you have seen a hedgehog in Hackney please post a common below with the location and an approximate date. We know there are a few locations where hedgehogs may survive in Hackney but nationally they are in drastic decline and they are now completely lost or endangered in many areas in London.
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